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By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will bring his 2020 presidential campaign to Alabama on Sunday, May 19. Sanders will host a rally in Birmingham at Kelly Ingram Park, which is set to

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo via The Hill) MONTGOMERY, Ala. — On Tuesday, the Alabama House of Representatives passed HB314, which would criminalize almost all abortions within the State of Alabama. If passed by the Senate, the

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Two hot button bills walked away from the floor of the statehouse with different results this week.  The first bill, one that would dissolve the State’s requirement to obtain a permit

https://dailycaller.com/2019/02/06/cbs-sotu-trump-approval-viewers/?fbclid=IwAR3a5LLpGNuN3yFIYnrMwp6SjS9yGOlsbxP0vOwpuv0mmO-ZHYSm72dZBzk By Mike Brest, Reporter (Photo by Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images) CBS News released an instant poll that showed slightly over three-fourths of those who watched President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday night approved of what he said. Forty-three

https://dailycaller.com/2019/02/03/john-roberts-obamacare-vote/ By Kevin Daley (Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images) A forthcoming biography of Chief Justice John Roberts contains the first account of the Supreme Court’s internal politicking over the 2012 NFIB v. Sebelius decision, in which Roberts joined with the Court’s four liberals to uphold the

https://dailycaller.com/2019/01/27/hillary-clinton-not-ruling-out-president-2020/ By William Davis Former first lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is reportedly leaving her options open for another presidential run as the 2020 Democratic primary field begins to take shape. According to a report from CNN White House correspondent

https://dailycaller.com/2019/01/18/trump-doug-jones-border-wall/ By Chris White | Energy Reporter Democratic Sen. Doug Jones’s opposition to President Donald Trump’s wall is threatening to torpedo the Alabama lawmaker’s re-election bid in 2020, and Democrats in the state say he’s a “dead man walking.” Jones, who barely defeated Republican

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photos by Amy Thrash) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Full LIVE Video on our Facebook) The DeKalb County Commission welcomed a brand new commissioner at their organizational meeting on Wednesday, November 14. Lester Black, who defeated District

Contributed by The Young Republicans of Northeast Alabama SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — The Young Republicans of Northeast Alabama are excited to announce the seating of new leadership on their Executive Board. Dylan Smith and Lewis Pitchford will serve as Chairman and Vice

Contributed by Steve Flowers • AL Political Columnist Now that the dust has settled from last week’s gubernatorial primaries, let’s analyze the outcome. Governor Kay Ivey and Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox won very impressive victories.  Ms. Ivey beat three well financed opponents